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Seasonal Spotlight: Parnsip

Here's another case of its what’s on the inside that counts. Parsnips may not be as visually appealing as their lookalike, the carrot, due to its lack of vibrant colour but they have got a lot to give! Parsnips have a unique flavour that sets them apart and can be associated with many health benefits, this is thanks to their rich vitamin and mineral content. ...

September 29, 2020

Seasonal Spotlight: Beetroot

No beeting around the bush, beets are good for you. They are chock full of healthy nutrients – they include almost all the vitamins and minerals you need!  Did you know you can even eat the leaves? They are full of iron, calcium and vitamin A and C. You can use them as you would spinach. ...

September 15, 2020

Improve Your Health With Our Spiced Chai

Chai originated in India, where chai simply means tea, in the 1920s. It is traditionally a hot, spiced tea which is boiled on the stovetop with milk. The chai latte is a westernized take on traditional chai tea. Chai lattes are often packed full of added sugars and artificial ingredients that weaken the traditional healing properties of chai. That’s why we make our own spiced chai blend here at HK - so that you are getting maximum flavour and health benefits without any of the nasties! We use...

September 7, 2020

Seasonal Spotlight: Quinoa

Quinoa has seen a resurgence in popularity over the last few years, even being crowned a ‘superfood’. But this grain, grown for its edible seeds, is no passing fad. It has been around for thousands of years, known in the Inca Empire as the ‘Mother of all grains’ and they were onto a good thing. Quinoa has numerous health benefits as well as a mild, nutty taste that makes it super versatile when cooking. It is super simple to cook and can be easily substituted into many dishes, making it ...

August 31, 2020

Fight Inflammation With Turmeric

Turmeric is a powerhouse spice; with everything you could want from a spice and more! It is anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic and has a high antioxidant content. Adding turmeric into your diet has no shortage of potential benefits! It can help reduce inflammation, reduce joint pain, help with digestive issues, and help relieve stomach pain. It can also support a healthy brain, improving brain function and boosting your mood. So, turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties but ...

August 17, 2020

Seasonal Spotlight: Cabbage

Cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable with an impressive nutrient profile – making it exceptionally healthy and gut friendly. If you want to keep your digestion happy and healthy fibrous cabbage is a must in your diet! It is rich in vitamin K, C and B6, folate and magnesium to name a few.   Vitamin C serves many important roles in the body and is well known for its immunity boosting benefits. Vitamin C also helps the body to absorb non-heme iron, which is the type of iron found in plant...

August 10, 2020

Seasonal Spotlight: Potatoes

Eating potatoes won’t necessarily leave you looking like a sack of potatoes. The humble potato is often overlooked but there was a time when potatoes were traded with gold directly so they can’t be all bad! ...

August 4, 2020

Seasonal Spotlight: Cauliflower

Cauliflower has really made a name for itself in the vegetable world and for good reason! It is extremely versatile and is a nutritional powerhouse - packed full of various vitamins, phytochemicals and antioxidants. Cauliflower is a non-starchy and complex carbohydrate, is high in fibre and has low amounts of naturally occurring sugar. Don’t let the colour fool you, the nutrition profile of cauliflower is actually quite impressive. Cauliflower is vitamin rich – it contains some amount of alm...

July 27, 2020

Recipe: Rich Mushrooms

We made these mushrooms over lockdown when field mushrooms were plentiful - any mushrooms will do though! They are delicious and perfect served hot on crunchy bread with chopped parsley. Makes enough for 2.  ⁣⁣⁣Ingredients: ⁣⁣• Mushrooms - whole or sliced⁣• 4 tbsp butter ⁣⁣• 1 onion - thinly sliced ⁣⁣• 3 cloves garlic - chopped ⁣⁣• 1/3 cup cream ⁣⁣• 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar ⁣⁣• 1 tsp dijon mustard ⁣⁣• 1 tsp onion jam (or such - store bought...

July 20, 2020

Beat the Winter Blues with Lemon, Honey and Ginger

Ginger is well renowned for it's health benefits. Ginger tea can help soothe digestive troubles, including morning sickness! It is a diaphoretic tea, meaning it will warm you from the inside – perfect on these cold winter days!  Lemons have Vitamin C and A making them a perfect cold and flu fighting addition to this drink. Lemon water is also thought to aid in the detoxification of the body.  Honey is antibacterial and packed full of antioxidants. Plus it gives a little nat...

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